Lee County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Vehicle Found Submerged in Bonita; Two Deceased
February, 25, 2020
At approximately 4:08 pm on Monday, February 24, 2020, Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call for service behind the 26900 block of McLaughlin Boulevard in Bonita Springs.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered a dark-colored vehicle in the water. The vehicle was a distance from the shoreline and almost completely submerged.
First responders located and removed a five-year-old male from inside of the vehicle. Life saving measures were performed and the child was transported to a local hospital. He was subsequently declared deceased just prior to 6:00 pm.
Further inspection of the submerged vehicle resulted in the location of a deceased 41-year-old female.
The investigation into this incident is active and ongoing. Additional information will be shared in the form of a press release.